Immigration: The impact of Polish migrants in Llanelli
3 January 2014 Last updated at 20:20 GMT
In the week when Romanian and Bulgarian migrants earned the right to work unrestricted across the European Union, BBC Wales Today looks at the impact other nationalities have had on Wales.
Our reporter Charlotte Dubenskij went to Llanelli where a large number of Polish immigrants came to live searching for work.
Among them was Oksana Biernacka who moved here five years ago in search of a better life.
She gives advice to others thinking of making the move.